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devise

A transfer of real property by virtue of the provisions in a will. Contrast with descent, which is a transfer by virtue of statutory provisions controlling ownership of real estate when one dies without a will.
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If a homestead owner is married, it is important to consider whether homestead rights have been waived, whether a devise outright to the spouse is permissible, whether a life estate for the surviving spouse is desirable, and whether sole ownership or ownership by tenancy by the entireties is appropriate.
Philanthropic organizations provided a public "space" where concerned Russians could meet and devise ways to distribute their charitable offerings.
c) The homestead shall not be subject to devise if the owner is survived by spouse or minor child, except the homestead may be devised to the owner's spouse if there be no minor child.
Andrew Messina joined Devise in 1997 and provides network consulting to The Zweig Companies and In Demand, among others.
This is expected to enable industry participants to gauge the future direction of the market and devise appropriate market strategies to improve market share.
In order to do so, property owners should devise an inspection and maintenance schedule that covers the areas most vulnerable to leaks and moisture and likely to lead to future mold growth if neglected.
Here Ban's quest has led him to devise a house with a series of mobile rooms in a single shed-like volume, enclosed by milkily translucent walls.
29 /PRNewswire/ -- William Ward, President and CEO of Devise Associates, Inc.
This will enable industry participants to gauge the trends in their respective segments and thereby, enabling them to devise appropriate market strategies to improve their market shares.
To devise a battery that would be both inexpensive and compatible with plastics-processing techniques (SN: 3/19/05, p.
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is organizing a committee of 50 elected officials and homeless advocates to devise a set of recommendations on ways to end homelessness.
As Devise strengthened its position in the New York metropolitan market, we expanded our sales force.